DME Competitive Bidding One Step Closer to Reality

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is soliciting bids for the first round of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. The new competitive bidding program was mandated by Congress in the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 to replace the current Medicare fee…